x3650 M2 Installation notes

I’ve been playing on site with a customer’s x3650 M2, getting it ready to install GPFS.  There are a few notes on this machine: First impression is that this thing boots like a p-Series machine.  In other words, it takes forever to boot!  First if you plug it in you have to wait about 3 […]

x3650 M2 boot issue with QLogic HBAs

After wasting two days trying to figure out why my x3650 M2 would NOT boot off the hard drive when the fiber connections were on my QLogic HBA, I searched my IBM help list. As usual, the internal labs were not very helpful due to the fact that they didn’t have the equipment. The technical […]